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Safety Specialist KSC

Orlando, FL
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Safety Specialist KSC

JobID: 23339-1228262

Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL, 32815, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Safety Specialist KSC

United States of America - Florida

Kennedy Space Center

**Job Summary**

**Purpose and Scope** :

Inspects and monitors various hazardous operations or tasks, facilities, offices, work locations, systems and equipment and construction activity to assure compliance with applicable local, state and federal safety regulations. Advises management of appropriate safety criteria for the conduct of safe operations. Performs work in other classifications when incidental but necessary to accomplish work assignments. Perform duties in compliance with Federal, State, local, NASA and Air Force laws and regulations and requirements and KSC/CCAS energy management conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreements, security safety, hurricane and other specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section, working within the limits of established policy.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

1) Conducts regular safety inspections in all work locations.

2) Inspects shop arrangements, machines, tools, equipment, structures, facilities etc. for safety


3) Recommends corrective action for safety discrepancies and follows up through line management.

4) Monitors activities for compliance with company, local, state and federal safety standards,

codes, regulations and practices.

5) Investigates accidents to determine their cause, recommends corrective action to eliminate future

similar accidents and prepares reports.

6) Checks for proper use of safety equipment such as: safety glasses, goggles, respirators and

other protective clothing/equipment.

7) Checks for compliance with safe loads and material handling requirements.

8) Develops and prepares reports as required.

9) Assists in the preparation, development and revision of safety procedures.

10) Participates in safety committee meetings as required.

11) Provides surveillance of hazardous operations or tests as required by established procedures,

manuals, instructions or special requirements.

12) Familiarizes the organizations with the requirements for safety inspections, accident and incident

investigations and the goals and objectives of the safety program.

13) Reviews and approves Category I and Category II procedures.

14) Monitors the activities of contractor elements to ensure their safety programs are in compliance

with KSC/CCAS and OSHA directives.

15) Performs special assignments as required.

16) Maintain logs and records as required.

17) Must maintain area permit(s), licenses, certifications, etc. required for the performance of

assigned tasks.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

**Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:**

Most positions involve work typical of office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organization skills and be able to work under deadlines. Some positions involve work in environments (e.g. shipboard, labs, outside locations, etc.) where mechanical equipment, etc. is installed., tested, analyzed/monitored, operated, and/or maintained. Equipment may be loud and noisy or have exposed moving components. Such positions may involve routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling and carrying, and constant use of vision and mental alertness is required. This classification may include managing hazardous material or other environmental responsibilities.

**Other Responsibilities:**

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

**Minimum Requirements**

**Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:**

High school diploma or equivalent with specialized training from a vocational, community college, or accredited institution. Five (5) years related experience which includes safety inspection and accident investigation. Must possess working knowledge of OSHA, NASA, Air Force, and other Federal, State, and local statutes. Must possess working knowledge of basic computer operation including word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have a valid Florida driver's license.

Position may require travel. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance. U. S. citizenship required for unescorted access to assigned work area(s). Must be able to successfully pass a National Agency Check w/Inquiries.


**Preferred Qualifications**

Ability to work at heights.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Safety / Health_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _178203BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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